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The Roxy Regional Theatre showcases the music of Johnny Cash.

 

“Hello, I am Johnny Cash”

The Roxy Regional Theatre has always done musicals well, so it is no surprise that the “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash” was a foot tapping good time. Showcasing the life of country Music Legend Johnny Cash the musical followed his life from his birth, until his death in 2003. The show features  Nathan Freeman, Brian C. Veith, Melissa Dowty, and Mindy Wedner. They were backed up by some great musicians Travis Wetzel, Lisa Horngren, John Waddle, Scott Stowe, Thad Wallus, Matt Whittenburg, and Tom Thayer.

The show runs through February 27, playing Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7pm and Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, with a 2pm matinee on Saturday, February 20. Tickets are $20 (adults) and $15 (ages 13 and under). Tickets to all performances can be purchased online at www.roxyregionaltheatre.org, by phone at 931-645-7699, or at the theatre during regular box office hours (9am-2pm, weekdays).

Pictured, clockwise from bottom left: Brian Veith, Mindy Wedner, Nathan Freeman, Melissa Dowty the cast of The Ring of Fire Musical. (Photo courtesy of Greg Williamson / The Leaf-Chronicle)

Pictured, clockwise from bottom left: Brian Veith, Mindy Wedner, Nathan Freeman, Melissa Dowty the cast of The Ring of Fire Musical. (Photo courtesy of Greg Williamson / The Leaf-Chronicle)

This show is based around music and songs of Johnny and June Carter Cash and features 33 individual numbers mixing the voices of the cast in a harmonious blend. The first act’s music was positive and celebrated southern life, while the second half takes a somewhat darker tone most likely due to the admitted drug use by Cash. «Read the rest of this article»

 

The Roxy Regional Theatre kicks off the Johnny Cash musical “Ring of Fire” tonight

 

The music of the Man in Black is being celebrated during the month of February on the stage of the Roxy Regional Theatre in RING OF FIRE: The Music of Johnny Cash. Conceived by William Meade and created by Richard Maltby, Jr., this jukebox musical delves into the eternal themes of love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, home and family through the iconic songs of a man who transcends genres.

Featuring over three dozen of the music legend’s songs, including “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Thing Called Love,” “Five Feet High and Rising,” “Daddy Sang Bass,” “Ring of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” “I’ve Been Everywhere,” “The Man in Black” and many more, RING OF FIRE honors Cash’s life and music through the acting and vocal talents of professionals Melissa Dowty, Nathan Freeman, Brian Veith and Mindy Wedner.

Pictured, clockwise from bottom left: Brian Veith, Mindy Wedner, Nathan Freeman, Melissa Dowty the cast of The Ring of Fire Musical. (Photo courtesy of Greg Williamson / The Leaf-Chronicle)

Pictured, clockwise from bottom left: Brian Veith, Mindy Wedner, Nathan Freeman, Melissa Dowty the cast of The Ring of Fire Musical. (Photo courtesy of Greg Williamson / The Leaf-Chronicle)

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Catch the Tale of Peter Rabbit & Friends at the Roxy for a hoppingly good time

 
Join Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and More in PETER RABBIT & FRIENDS at the Roxy Regional Theatre

Join Peter Rabbit, Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail when they meet Mr. McGregor, Jemima Puddle-Duck and Mittens, Moppet and Tom Kitten, all in a colorful, wonderful revival of the Beatrix Potter classics in PETER RABBIT & FRIENDS at the Roxy Regional Theatre.  PETER RABBIT plays only four Saturday 2pm matinees on January 23, January 30, February 6 and February 13.

Adapted for the stage and directed by John McDonald, PETER RABBIT & FRIENDS features Mindy Wedner, Nathan Freeman, Melissa Dowty, Brian Veith, Bryan Zoppi and Jamie Farmer.  Tickets are $15 (adults) and $10 (ages 13 and under) and can be purchased online at www.roxyregionaltheatre.org, by phone at (931) 645-7699, or at the theatre during regular box office hours (9am-2pm, weekdays).

 



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